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Re: Re: Re: (IAAC) The Herschel List



Eric -
The Sagurao Astronomy Club has a listing of the 100 best NGC objects.  I
would expect most of these would be visible through your 90mm scope.
You can find information about a book written describing these objects
and how to find them at:
http://www.seds.org/pub/info/newsletters/sacnews/html/sac.110.best.ngc.h
tml.
Here is a list of the 100 objects.  These should keep you going for
awhile!!
BEST OBJECTS IN THE NEW GENERAL CATALOG
by A.J. Crayon and Steve Coe
Version 1.0, dated Thu 01-04-1990
This list is used by members of the Saguaro Astronomy Club of Phoenix,
AZ. for the Best of the NGC achievement award.  Constellation
abbreviations are the IAU standard.  Type abbreviations: GC= globular
cluster, OC= open cluster, PN= planetary nebula, EN= emission nebula,
SNR= supernova remnant, RN= reflection nebula, Galaxies are identified
by their Hubble type.  Sizes are in arc minutes, unless noted
otherwise.
NGC   CON TYPE R.A.(2000) Dec    Mv     SIZE        NOTES
 891  AND  Sb  02 22.6  +42 21  11.5  14.0x3.0      edge-on with dust
lane
7662  AND  PN  23 25.9  +42 33   8.6   17"x14"      use high power for
detail
6781  AQL  PN  19 18.5  +06 32  11.8  111"x109"     large, pale
7009  AQR  PN  21 04.2  -11 22   8.3   28"x23"      Saturn, small green
oval
7293  AQR  PN  22 29.6  -20 48   6.3  960"x720"     Helix, large,
diffuse
 772  ARI  Sb  01 59.4  +19 00  11.5   8.0x5.0      diffuse spiral
1907  AUR  OC  05 28.0  +35 19   8.2     7.0        30* mags 9...
1931  AUR  OC  05 31.4  +34 15  11.3     3x3        haze around 4*
1501  CAM  PN  04 07.0  +60 55  12    55.8"x48"     faint, dark center
2403  CAM  Sc  07 36.8  +65 37   9.5    17.8        visible in binocs
2655  CAM  S   08 55.6  +78 13  11.5   6.5x5.8      stellar nucleus
 185  CAS  dE0 00 39.0  +48 20   9.7    12x10       distant companion to
M31
 281  CAS  OC  00 52.8  +56 37   7.4     4.0        responds to UHC
filter
 457  CAS  OC  01 19.1  +58 20   6.4    13.0        rich, 80*
 663  CAS  OC  01 46.0  +61 15   7.1    16.0        NGC's 654 + 659
nearby
7789  CAS  OC  23 57.0  +56 44   6.7    16.0        very rich, many dim*
5128  CEN  SOp 13 25.5  -43 01   8.0    18x15       equatorial dust lane
5139  CEN  GC  13 26.8  -47 29   3.7    36          omega Centauri!
  40  CEP  PN  00 13.0  +72 32  10.7   60"x40"      central* 11.6mag
6939  CEP  OC  20 31.4  +60 38   7.8     8.0        rich, 80*, near NGC
6946
6946  CEP  Sc  20 34.8  +60 09  10.5    14          diffuse, face-on
7129  CEP  RN  21 41.3  +66 06  11.5     7x7        faint reflection
neby
 246  CET  PN  00 47.1  -11 53   8.5  240"x210"     low surface
brightness
 936  CET  SBa 02 27.7  -01 09  11     5.6x4.5      near M77
2359  CMA  EN  07 17.8  -13 13   --      8.0        Duck, UHC filter
helps
4274  COM  Sb  12 19.9  +29 37  11.1   7.3x2.7      many other NGC's
near
4414  COM  SC  12 26.4  +31 14  10.9   4.8x3.2      stellar nucleus
4494  COM  E1  12 31.3  +25 47  10.7   4.5x4.3      small, compact
4559  COM  SC  12 35.9  +27 58  10.7  13.0x5.2      coarse structure
4565  COM  Sb  12 36.3  +26 00  10.3  15.5x1.9      superb edge-on, dust
lane
4725  COM  Sb  12 50.4  +25 33  10.2  12.0x9.0      bright, large spiral
4361  CRV  PN  12 24.5  -18 48  10.3     80"        small, bright
4111  CVN  S0  12 07.1  +43 05  11.4   4.3x0.8      bright lens shape
4214  CVN  Ir  12 15.7  +36 20  10.3    11x9.0      large irregular
4244  CVN  S   12 17.5  +37 49  10.8  18.5x2.3      huge edge-on
4449  CVN  Ir  12 28.2  +44 06  10     6.0x4,5      bizarre rectangular
shape
4490  CVN  Sc  12 30.6  +41 39  10.1   7.0x3.5      bright spiral
4631  CVN  Sc  12 42.1  +32 33   9.8  17.0x3.5      huge edge-on
4656  CVN  Sc  12 43.9  +32 11  10.6  22.0x3.0      companion is NGC
4657
5005  CVN  Sb  13 11.0  +37 03  10.6   6.3x3.0      near Alpha CVn
5033  CVN  Sb  13 13.5  +36 36  10.9  11.5x5.5      near NGC 5005
6819  CYG  OC  19 41.3  +40 11   7.3     5.0        rich, 150*
6826  CYG  PN  19 44.8  +50 31   8.8   27"x24"      Blinking PN, 10mag*
6960  CYG  EN  20 45.6  +30 43   --     70x6        Veil, west half
6992  CYG  EN  20 56.3  +31 42   --     60x8        Veil, east, use UHC
7000  CYG  EN  20 58.8  +44 20   --    120x100      North Am., low power
7027  CYG  PN  21 07.1  +42 14   9.6   18"x11"      proto-planetary,
unique
5907  DRA  Sb  15 15.9  +56 19  11.4  12.8x1.8      fine edge-on, dust
lane
6503  DRA  Sb  17 49.4  +70 09  11.5     8x2.6      bright, elongated
6543  DRA  PN  17 58.6  +66 38   8.3   22"x16"      11th mag central*
1232  ERI  Sc  03 09.7  -20 34  10.5     8x7        face-on spiral
1535  ERI  PN  04 14.2  -12 44  10.4   20"x17"      bright bluish disk
2158  GEM  OC  06 07.5  +24 06   8.6     5.0        near M35, compact
2392  GEM  PN  07 29.2  +20 55   8.6   47"x43"      Eskimo, use high
power
6207  HER  Sc  16 43.1  +36 50  12.5   3.3x1.2      no definite nucleus
6210  HER  PN  16 44.5  +23 49   9.7   20"x13"      small, bluish
3242  HYA  PN  10 24.8  -18 38   8.6   40"x35"      Ghost of Jupiter
7209  LAC  OC  22 05.2  +46 30   6.7    25.0        50*
7243  LAC  OC  22 15.3  +49 53   6.4    21.0        40*
2903  LEO  Sb  09 32.2  +21 29  10    13.3x6.0      bright, elongated
3384  LEO  E7  10 48.3  +12 38  10     5.4x2.8      in field of M105
3521  LEO  Sc  11 05.8  -00 02  10.1  13.5x7.0      large, bright
3607  LEO  E1  11 16.9  +18 03  10.2   4.5x4.0      other galxy's nearby
3628  LEO  Sb  11 20.3  +13 36  11.5  15.5x4.3      edge-on, near M65-66
3344  LMI  Sc  10 43.5  +24 55  11.1   7.5x7.0      diffuse face-on
3432  LMI  Sc  10 52.5  +36 37  11.7   7.5x2.0      edge-on, faint
streak
2683  LYN  Sb  08 52.7  +33 25  11     9.2x2.6      bright edge-on
2244  MON  OC  06 32.4  +04 52   4.8    24.0        Rosette, OC + neby
2261  MON  EN  06 39.2  +08 44   --      2x1        Hubble's Neb, comet
like
6369  OPH  PN  17 29.3  -23 46  11     30"x29"      near NGC 6309
6572  OPH  PN  18 12.1  +06 51   9     15"x12"      small, bright
6633  OPH  OC  18 27.7  +06 34   4.6    27.0        large, sparse,
bright
1788  ORI  EN  05 06.9  -03 20   --      8x5        comet shaped
1973  ORI  EN  05 35.1  -04 44   --      5x5        near M42
2024  ORI  EN  05 42.0  -01 50   --     30x30       put Zeta out of
field
2022  ORI  PN  05 42.1  +09 05  12.8   28"x27"      small, annular
2194  ORI  OC  06 13.8  +12 48   8.5    10.0        rich with faint
stars
7331  PEG  Sb  22 37.1  +34 25  10.4  11.4x4.0      elongated in PA 171
deg
 869  PER  OC  02 19.0  +57 09   4.3    30.0        Double Cluster w/NGC
884
 884  PER  OC  02 22.4  +57 07   4.4    30.0        350*, use low power
1023  PER  E7p 02 40.5  +39 03  11       9x4        lens shaped
1491  PER  EN  04 03.3  +51 18   --      3x3        small, fairly bright
2438  PUP  PN  07 41.8  -14 44  11       65"        on N edge of M46
2440  PUP  PN  07 41.9  -18 13  11.5   54"x20"      almost stellar
2539  PUP  OC  08 10.7  -12 50   6.5    22.0        rich, near M46 + M47
 253  SCL  Scp 00 47.5  -25 18   7.1    25x7        large
6712  SCT  GC  18 53.1  -08 42   8.2     7.2        PN IC 1295 in field
3115  SEX  E6  10 05.2  -07 43  10.1   8.3x3.2      Spindle, lens-shaped
6445  SGR  PN  17 49.2  -20 01  13     35"x30"      annular, near M23
6520  SGR  OC  18 03.4  -27 54   7.6     6.0        60*, compact, near
B86
6818  SGR  PN  19 44.0  -14 09  10     22"x15"      annular, near NGC
6822
2841  UMA  Sb  09 22.0  +50 59  10.5   7.4x3.5      bright edge-on
3079  UMA  Sb  10 02.0  +55 41  11.2   8.7x1.6      elongated in PA 165
deg
3077  UMA  E2p 10 03.3  +68 44  10.7   6.0x4.5      bright core
3184  UMA  Sc  10 18.3  +41 25  10.4   8.5x7.8      diffuse face-on
3675  UMA  Sb  11 26.1  +43 35  10.4   6.8x3.5      in field of 56 UMA
3877  UMA  Sc  11 46.1  +47 30  11.8   5.6x1.2      elongated in PA 35
deg
3941  UMA  E3  11 52.9  +36 59  11.3   3.6x2.5      small, bright
4026  UMA  E8  11 59.4  +50 58  11.5   4.5x1.1      lens-shaped
4088  UMA  Sb  12 05.6  +50 33  11.2   5.9x2.2      near NGC 4085
4605  UMA  Scp 12 40.0  +61 37  10.8   7.0x2.5      bright edge-on
4216  VIR  Sb  12 15.9  +13 09  11.2   8.5x1.7      near NGC's 4206 +
4222
4388  VIR  SBc 12 25.8  +12 40  12.2   6.2x1.7      near M84 + M86
4438  VIR  Sap 12 27.8  +13 01  12     9.7x3.9      pair with NGC 4435
4526  VIR  E7  12 34.1  +07 43  10.6   7.0x2.7      betwn 2* of 7th mag
4535  VIR  SBc 12 34.4  +08 13  11.1   7.8x7.0      near M49
4567  VIR  Sb  12 36.6  +11 16  12.5   3.0x2.5      Siamese Twins, galxy
pair
4699  VIR  Sa  12 49.1  -08 40  10.5   3.5x2.7      small & bright
4762  VIR  SO  12 53.0  +11 14  11.1   9.0x2.0      flattest galaxy
known
5746  VIR  Sb  14 45.0  +01 49  12.3   7.4x1.1      edge-on, near* 109
VIR
6940  VUL  OC  20 34.6  +28 18   6.3    31.0        rich, 60*
Eric Greene                        erg@america.net
Unofficial Celestron Homepage
http://www.america.net/~erg
-----Original Message-----
From: SwngMadnss@aol.com <SwngMadnss@aol.com>
To: stardot@MCIONE.com <stardot@MCIONE.com>;
owner-netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com
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Date: Sunday, February 15, 1998 22:10 PM
Subject: Re: Re: Re: (IAAC) The Herschel List
>Hey thanks randy,
> i would love to be updated on the new releases of the telescopes.   i
live in
>southern california but where i am i get pretty good conditions.  but
here is
>my problem... my telescope... 90mm.  yup that is right.  is there any
lists
>out that may suit my needs a little better?  i am a very amature
astronomer
>but i am trying to save up for a better scope.  and i know that the
scope
>doesn't make the astronomer and right now i am happy with mine but i am
always
>looking. but thanks for your help. peace
>eric williams
>

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